Varian Radiation Therapy Advancement Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$1,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

January 31, 2021

Sunday
Awarded By:

American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Varies.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for international and U.S. students.
  2. Must have applied to or be currently attending a radiation therapy program.
  3. Must have already attained certification from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists or other equivalent certifying organization OR have completed an entry-level program and be transitioning directly into higher education in an eligible field. Please note: Students must finish their certificate or degree program after Sept. 1 of the year in which scholarship applications are due.
  4. Must attend an accredited college or university in the United States.
  5. Must be a member of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT).

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This award is for applicants who have already attained certification from the ARRT or other equivalent certifying organization and plan to pursue additional education in radiation therapy OR have completed an entry-level program and are transitioning directly into a higher radiation therapy program. Students must study in the United States and be members of ASRT.

Application requirements for the Varian Radiation Therapy Advancement Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Financial information
  • Short answers (9)
  • Recommendation letter
Additional Information: Varian Medical Systems creates technology for treating cancer with radiotherapy, radiosurgery, proton therapy and brachytherapy. The Varian Radiation Therapy Advancement Scholarship was created to ensure radiation therapists and medical dosimetrists can afford education that enhances their clinical practice skills and helps them provide excellent patient care. Varian funds these awards because it believes in the power of education to make a difference for radiation therapists, as well as their patients An independent panel, the Scholarship Review Committee, evaluates applications and assigns scores to each section of the application based on standardized criteria. The combined scores are ranked, and recipients are recommended to the Board of Trustees for final approval. All awards are based on a combination of academic/professional achievements, essay content, financial need, and professional recommendation. All applicants are notified via email by May 1. Students may be awarded only one scholarship per year. If a student qualifies for more than one scholarship, he/she will receive the highest amount award for which he/she is selected.

Award Amount: Varies.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, January 31, 2021

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, January 31, 2021

Applications are available online from the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) Foundation website. Each student must apply via the online application system managed by AcademicWorks. Only one application need be submitted; the student will be considered for all scholarships for which he/she is eligible. Each student must provide his/her personal tax information on the application unless claimed as a dependent; if claimed as a dependent, the student must report the income of the person(s) who claimed him/her as a dependent. Financial information should be based on the most recent tax return. Each student must also provide his/her ASRT member number, nine short answer responses of 200 words or less each, and the name and email address of a supervisor or manager who will submit an academic recommendation. The recommender will be sent instructions for submission of his/her recommendation. The complete online application must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. CT on the deadline date.
Contact: Phelosha Collaros
Address: 15000 Central Ave., S.E. Albuquerque, New Mexico 87123-3909

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